Technology Next: Household Appliances That Make Life Better

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Sci-fi household appliances technology is here. Consider how the world has changed over the last 2000 years. Then consider how the world has changed over the last 200 years. Then consider how technology has changed over the last 20 years. The pace of change of technology has increased as we have moved further from A.D.

Airplanes have flown faster than sound. Man has walked the moon. Lasers have operated the eyes. And household appliances have kept pace with the disruptive change in technology. In this article, let’s explore a few of the newest household appliances. Let’s examine changes in the technology of household appliances that have all worked to make life better.

Dyson’s 1000£  Airblade Tap

After revolutionizing the vacuum cleaner, Dyson has turned the simple washing tap into a technological marvel. Their Airblade Tap system is the latest in cutting edge household appliance technology. With a development cost of 26.9 million pounds you have got to expect something brilliant. And brilliant it is.

Using an infrared system, the tap tracks the position of your hands. Then it fires water at your hands from its central prongs. When your hands are rinsed and soap free, drying mode begins. The two prongs at the sides dry your hands using high velocity sheets of air. Your hands are dry of water in about 12 seconds. Great isn’t it!

The Philips Hue

The Philips Hue advertised as personal wireless lighting is the next best thing to happen to the light bulb after the light bulb. The timing option on the hue can wake you up better than an alarm clock. You can also simulate the morning sunrise using the hue. Getting up is more fun with this amazing gadget.

The Hue can be used to recreate special moments from life. You can paint your environment any color you like with the Hue. The wireless lights can be switched on and off remotely. Set the lights to turn on at a particular time. All the health and wellness benefits of light are yours with the Hue. Hue accomplishes all this with ease and so much more. It’s truly household appliances at their best.

Other Great Household Appliances

The LG Thinq, like its name, thinks. It lets you know energy consumption on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. You can access the data

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on tablet PC’s and smartphones. The Geospring from GE uses energy based on peak cost timings and reduces energy usage by about 80 percent. Newer models of washing machines inform you by SMS when your clothes are dry or when your fridge gets knocked out.

The Coolvox from Whirlpool turns the fridge into a music player using an app. LG, not to be left behind is now offering technology that allows users to control vacuum cleaners and washers by voice commands sent through the smartphone. Also you can check what kind of food is in your fridge from a remote location.

Not just this, now your fridge can inform you when you are running low on milk. Washing machines can wash clothes at the cheapest time of day.  Imagine a fridge that communicates with you via email and SMS. Yes, it’s happening! These appliances are now being dubbed as “smart appliances” and are about 50 to 100 percent more expensive than conventional appliances.

So now that these are here, what do we look out for in the near future? Look out for a communications platform that integrates your computer, TV, stereo with your kitchen and washing appliance. Streamlined jet age accessories and appliances are here as well. The future is here and the beyond is coming. Life is better and science fiction is so true!

Guest post by contributing author Linda Michelle, writing on behalf of Repair and Protect.

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